Puritan Values And Economic Development

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The values held by the Puritans influenced the political, economic, and social development of the New england colonies in many ways. The Puritans were very strict when it came to religion. Massachusetts was sought out to create a holy commonwealth. In the New England colonies only member of the church were allowed to vote. The Puritans were so strict that some colonist formed other colonies after being expelled from Massachusetts. Like Rhode Island was established because Roger Williams was expelled for questioning the Puritans. There was many economic development that didn’t have anything to do with the Puritan values, but where they were located. There was a lot of farming, fishing, and trading going on. The colonies made most of their money

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